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News about 3-Cushion Billiards from around the world.

Torbjorn Blomdahl Wins His Seventh World Championship! Featured

Torbjorn Blomdahl of Sweden is once again king of the three cushion hill winning his seventh world championship title. The tournament held this year in Randers, Denmark was marked with moments of drama, high caliber play and heartbreak. But it was sheer joy for Blomdahl who at 57 has once again stunned the world with his grit and talent.

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Dick Jaspers Wins His Third Lausanne Billiard Masters Featured

World Champion DIck Jaspers of the Netherlands defeated Belgian Eddy Merckx to win the Lausanne Billiard Masters. This was Jaspers' third visit to the top of the podium, having won previously in 2015 and 2017. Merckx was the 2018 defending champion. Only Marco Zanetti (2013 & 2014) and Dani Sanchez (2016) have won the title.

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Eddy Merckx Gets Stronger And Stronger Winning Guri World Cup

Belgian Eddy Merckx (2nd left above) survived one first round loss in the round robin phase of the main event to ultimately advance and reach the final match against France's Jeremy Bury (1st left above) in the Guri World Cup. Merckx, one of the toughest competitors in the professional 3-Cushion Billiard circuit proved once again why he is a multiple titleholder in Survival matches, World Cup's and World Championships with his victory.

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Haeng-Jik Kim Defeats Lufti Cenet In World Cup Final!

The 27-year-old Korean Haeng-Jik Kim has won his third World Cup in his career in Veghel in the Netherlands. The former four-time junior world champion defeated the Turk Lütfi Cenet in the final in a crowded house after a miraculous come-back, 40-35 in 21 innings. The victory, after trailing 21-1 in three innings, looks even more spectacular, because Kim lost his first two matches in the tournament and returned from a precarious position. "This makes me very happy," said the amiable Korean after the ceremony in the arena. Pictured above (L to R): Duc Anh Chien Nguyen. Antonio Montes, Lütfi Cenet and the winner Haeng-Jik Kim.

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Lather, Rinse, REPEAT! Therese Klompenhouwer and Myung-Woo Cho Both Champions Again!

Therese Klompenhouwer of the Netherlands defended her 2018 Ladies World Championship title winning for the fourth time, while in his final year as a junior Korea's Myung-Woo Cho notched his third Junior World Championship trophy. The fabulous repeat winners played in consecutive events held in Valencia, Spain from September 20 through October 5, 2019.

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